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MEET DORILA - YOUTH SPOTLIGHT
Recent High Point High School graduate Dorila Martinez just earned her high school diploma but she has much bigger plans for the future. With a desire to help children in need and a passion for justice, her dream is to go to law school one day.
FEATURES

 
LAYC wins $100,000 Aim High Grant from New York Life Foundation

Learn about a new grant from New York Life Foundation to help middle school students who might not otherwise graduate from high school Aim High - and get the extra boost they need to stay on track for high school graduation.


 
It's Time to Break out the Caps and Gowns at LAYC!

Read about the 41 youth who earned their high school diplomas, and the support and encouragement they received from LAYC's Promotor Pathway┬« staff!


 
Join LAYC in Bethesda July 21 for Fun, Food and... Baseball!

Nothing says summer quite like baseball! Join LAYC/MMYC staff and youth as we cheer on the Bethesda Big Train, a team of college all-stars from across the country. Reserve your complimentary ticket now. 

 
Want to learn more about LAYC?

Please join us at a casual reception on Thursday, July 13, from 6-8pm, at LAYC's main site (1419 Columbia Road, NW). In addition to food and drink, there will be engaging conversation with board members, staff, and youth about what's happening at LAYC. 

 
Staff Spotlight: Lupi Quinteros-Grady

Congratulations to LAYC/MMYC Director and mentor-extraordinaire Lupi Quinteros-Grady on her 20 years of service to LAYC youth.



  THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

And last but definitely not least...

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who supported LAYC during the "Do More 24" pledge drive June 8th. We are grateful to everyone who helped us raise funds for materials and supplies for LAYC's after school tutoring programs.
CALENDAR
  • June 15: Food Bank Distribution in Riverdale
  • June 15: Parent Workshop on Child Abuse Laws and Prevention (Spanish)
  • July 13: LAYC's Get to Know Us Reception
  • July 21: LAYC at the Bethesda Big Train Baseball Game
  • October 22: Join Team LAYC for the Marine Corps Marathon or 10K
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